Journeys and Jottings

Lakshmi Sharath
A newsletter about people, stories, travel and thoughts. We will talk about sustainability and inspirations, mindfulness and gratitude but mostly it will be about conversations on everyday life and ordinary people living extraordinary lives.
Created 15 Feb 2021
  • Journeys and Jottings
    12 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Sitting is an art. The art of resting first. It’s very important that we learn how to rest. — "Sitting, Resting, and Not Worrying" by Master Thich Nhat Hanh Word of the Day - Zazen . Sitting Meditatio...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    29 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 2 1
    Pippa’s song The year's at the spring, And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hill-side's dew-pearl'd; The lark's on the wing; y. The snail's on the thorn; God's in His heaven, All's right wit...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    15 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 3 2
    Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right.” -Albus Dumbledore If you are a fan of Harry Potter as I am, you will not forget this ma...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    01 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 1
    “September is the month of maturity; the heaped basket and the garnered sheaf. It is the month of climax and completion. September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, ...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    18 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 3 0
    The prayer flags fluttered above my head in the wee hours of the morning as I was shivering and walking around Dochu La, the mountain pass in Bhutan. It is said that the prayer flags were created when...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    04 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 4 0
    “You don’t always have to be doing something. You can just be, and that is something plenty. “ Alice Walker In my very first session with my therapist, she asked me “Why do you always have to do somet...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    21 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 2 2
    Word of the Day - Gezelligheid (Dutch) Pronounced as Heh-Sell-ick. Gezellig though used in English cannot really be translated. The Dutch way of life - a philosophy that ensures that there is an eleme...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    07 Jul 2021 • 9 min read • 3 1
    “It is always quietly thrilling to find yourself looking at a world you know well but have never seen from such an angle before.” ― Bill Bryson, At Home: A Short History of Private Life I am reading t...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    23 Jun 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. — “A Ch...
  • Journeys and Jottings
    09 Jun 2021 • 9 min read • 4 0
    “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.” Ernest Hemingway The last few months have been challenging and have bruised and broken almost all of us in different w...
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